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Fri 23/12-2022 Day 789

Pos: 08.9134,-78.5288 Loc: Panana City Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 40,9 km Start: 6:10 End: 16:55 The last paddling day for this section! Hermit crabs were crawling into that trash bag I had to take down from the tree as it was noisily flattering in the wind. I am not sure what was finally the […]
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Thu 22/12-2022 Day 788

Pos: 08.7227,-78.7457 Loc: Playa Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 48,7 km Start: 6:05 End: 16:10 It is my second-last paddling day on the Pacific Coast. I slept well and start early to avoid the wind as good as it goes. I have breakfast on the water and am amazed at how easily my grainy-milk powder […]
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Reached Panama City

Reached Panama City. Connected the dots to my South American loop. 2 1/2 continents under the belt. To be continued 2023.
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Wed 21/12-2022 Day 787

Pos: 08.4762,-79.9500 Loc: San Carlos Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 43,2 km Start: 6:15 End: 16:50 Today is sightseeing day. I can rail the coast, the surf is nothing, and the scenery changes by the meter. Something people think I have every day – ‘Coastal Canoe Hiking’, a term my old friend Udo Beier in […]
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Friday, 22.12.2022

Don’t feel like writing tonight. Tomorrow I’ll reach Panama City! I’ll update later.
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Tue 20/12-2022 Day 786

Pos: 08.2978,-80.2611 Loc: Boca Nuevo outside Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 48,0 km Start: 5:05 End: 15:35 It was calm at night, my forecast days a calm morning and I assume the wind breezes up not before the tide change at one o’clock in the afternoon. Karel’s forecast also says a calm morning, maximum gusts […]
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Mon 19/12-2022 Day 785

Pos: 08.0002,-80.3617 Loc: Punta Lisa Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent rest day The forecast for today is rough headwinds all day. I can use a physical rest day, and as the breeze keeps my tent cool, things should be bearable on a ot sunny beach. It is blowing all morning well over twenty knots while the […]
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Sun 18/12-2022 Day 784

Pos: 08.0002,-80.3617 Loc: Punta Lisa Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 38,8 km Start: 9:55 End: 17:50 What a lightshow last evening! Endless flashes every half second on all corners of the south-westerly sky, light grumble, winds fifteen knots, but not a single drop of rain. I watched more the lightshow than reading in the last […]
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Sat 17/12-2022 Day 783

Pos: 07.7491,-80.1449 Loc: Playa Candelaria Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 48,4 km Start: 6:10 End: 17:50 All night, flashes light the sky, and there are still flashes at the horizon and even some little thunder while I am launching. But it is over soon when the light is properly up. I have to round Punta […]
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Fri 16/12-2022 Day 782

Pos: 07.4447,-80.0694 Loc: Puerto Escondido Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 46,7 km Start: 6:10 End: 16:20 Thursday, 15.12.2022 continued But maybe I should also talk a bit about the paddling day. Last night, I felt safe and put in earplugs against the ever-threatening surf noise, until some drumming sounds came through the ear protection. People […]
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